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Deaf to needs of Vietnam vets

September 2, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

When it involves Vietnam veterans, some (not all) of our legislators turn a deaf ear. Those who do understand our health problems do try to help. They are the minority. I speak for Navy Blue Water Sailors, as well as some Air Force and Fleet Marines. These veterans of the forsaken Vietnam War did not have Boots-On-Ground. For the most part, these veterans are not eligible for Veterans Affairs (VA) health care or compensation for Agent Orange presumptive exposure.

 
 

 

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